Brexit vote highlighted UK’s discontent with EU, but other European countries are grumbling too
People in a number of other EU countries share the British desire for a less, not more, centralized Europe, and that the debate about the future of the EU will not subside just because the UK has now voted.
It’s official: Minority babies are the majority among the nation’s infants, but only just
The U.S. is projected to have no racial or ethnic group as its majority within the next several decades, but that day apparently is already here for the nation’s youngest children.
5 key findings about global restrictions on religion
Government restrictions on religion and social hostilities related to religion decreased somewhat between 2013 and 2014, the second consecutive year of such declines.
Greeks stand out among Europeans for putting domestic issues before global ones
At a time when many Europeans are looking inward after years of economic and political crises, the Greeks stand out as even more focused on their country’s own problems and as the most wary of global economic engagement.
Key facts about partisanship and political animosity in America
Republicans and Democrats now have more negative views of the opposing party than at any point in nearly a quarter century. These sentiments are not just limited to views of the parties and their policy proposals; they have a personal element as well.
About four-in-ten of the world’s migrants live in the U.S. or Europe
But the U.S. and Europe are quite different when it comes to their migrant populations’ origin countries.
Where major religious groups stand on abortion
Abortion is still a difficult, contentious and even unresolved issue for some religious groups.
5 facts about migration and the United Kingdom
The UK has the fifth-largest immigrant population in the world, at 8.5 million.
More older Americans are working, and working more, than they used to
More Americans ages 65 and older are employed than at any time since at least 2000, and they’re spending more time on the job.
Key facts about the world’s refugees
The number of displaced people was at a record 65.3 million in 2015.